2022 updates


In this issue,The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium funded us and this enabled the Society implement much of its conservation programme activities this year. The Society in collaboration with Mayuge District Local Government Department of Natural Resources mobilized
stakeholders and secured public-private partnership promoting habitat restoration and  conservation

The Society in collaboration with Mayuge District Local Government Department of Natural Resources created awareness about conservation value and needs of Grey crowned cranes, Shoebills , Waterbucks and their habitats among the local communities and private sector whose activities were found to have impacts on these species in Mayuge District.

The stakeholders were also helped to enter into partnership for conservation efforts, sensitized and made to appreciate the need and value of conservation and willingly they entered into and signed an MoU that will guide their participation in joint activities that will promote habitats restoration and conservation of Grey crowned cranes, Shoebills and Waterbucks in Mayuge Distric Read More Here

OWSD celebrates Women in Science

Organisation of Women in Sciences for the Developing World (IWSD) recogonises Dr. Nyadoi Priscilla’s Conservation Works with UWS, on the Ocassion of the UN International Day of the Forests.
OWSD celebrates #womeninscience everyday all over the world. Today, on the International Day of Forests, we introduce to you Dr. Nyadoi Priscilla, a Forester an…d former OWSD PhD Fellow from Uganda. Currently, Nyadoi Priscilla is the Executive Secretary of Uganda Wildlife Society (www.uws.or.ug) while lecturing part-time in the Land Programme of the Department of Agricultural Production at the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Makerere University. In her work with the Uganda Wildlife Society, Dr. Nyadoi promotes the conservation of forests and other wildlife resources through community initiatives, research, advocacy and policy influence. To enhance further advocacy and policy influence opportunities with the UWS, Dr. Nyadoi has been granted a fellowship at the World Forestry Institute of the World Forestry Center in Portland, Oregon (USA), from April 2017 until October 2017. In this period she will be undertaking research on the impact of Oregon’s and Uganda’s Forestry Policies comparatively. She aims to find useful lessons, practices, projects and partnerships for enhancing forest, wildlife and related natural resources conservation in Uganda.
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